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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Acclaimed Jazz Musician Victor Goines Leads All-Star Band to Honor Scott Joplin, Joseph Lamb, James Scott in “Roots Of Ragtime”

— Featuring Victor Goines, James Chirillo, Chris Crenshaw, Yasushi Nakamura, Ted Nash, Chris Pattishall, Marcus Printup, Kenny Rampton, Joe Saylor —

— October 17, 9:30pm; October 18, 7pm —

— Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room, New York City —

— Free live webcast via www.jazz.org/live

Victor Goines

Victor Goines
Photo by Frank Stewart for Jazz at Lincoln Center

New York, NY — Victor Goines – one of jazz music’s leading voices on clarinet and saxophone – leads an all-star band and premieres new work in the special concert event, “Roots of Ragtime,” on October 17 and 18 at 7pmET in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room (Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York).

In “Roots of Ragtime”, Goines, a native of New Orleans, educator and a gifted composer with over 70 original compositions to his credit who the Chicago Tribune calls one of “the great melodists in jazz today,” revisits the songbooks of Scott Joplin, Joseph Lamb, and James Scott and premieres a new composition in the spirit of ragtime. Joining Goines on stage will be trumpeters Marcus Printup and Kenny Rampton, trombonist Chris Crenshaw, saxophonist Ted Nash, guitarist/banjoist James Chirillo, bassist Yasushi Nakamura, pianist Chris Pattishall, and drummer Joe Saylor.

These concerts will stream live in high-definition audio and video for free to a global audience via www.jazz.org/live. The concerts will also be available on Livestream’s mobile and connected TV applications with real-time DVR, chat, photos and other materials available to fans worldwide.

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2014-15 Concert and Education Season features a season-long journey “through the Americas.” Through a diverse array of concerts and programs, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 27th season will explore how jazz has both integrated and influenced the rich musical traditions of the Caribbean and North, South, and Central America. This season, Jazz at Lincoln Center also celebrates the 10th anniversary of Frederick P. Rose Hall, “The House of Swing,” which opened its doors on October 18, 2004. Click here for the complete season schedule.

Tickets for Victor Goines’ “Roots of Ragtime” in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room start at $45. Tickets can be purchased through www.jazz.org 24 hours a day or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am to 9pm. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box Office hours: Monday-Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).

Note: Hot Seats, $10 seats for select 9:30pm performances in The Appel Room (excluding Jazz & Popular Song concerts), are available for purchase to the general public on the Wednesday prior to each performance. Subject to availability. Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Hot Seats Ticket Discount Program is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners:
Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, HSBC Premier, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and SiriusXM.

For review tickets and press inquiries, please contact:
Zooey Tidal Jones
Director, Public Relations
212-258-9821 or zjones@jazz.org